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Evers likely to include 'first step' to medical marijuana in budget

Jan 17, 2019 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

MADISON - The "first step" toward legalizing medical marijuana will likely be included in Gov. Tony Evers' first state budget proposal.

The Democratic governor told an audience Tuesday at an event hosted by the Wisconsin Technology Council that he supports fully legalizing marijuana but wants to start with making medical marijuana available, according to video of his remarks from WisconsinEye.

"At the end of the day, do I favor legalization? Yes," he said in response to a question fr...